The famous Fortnite game was developed in 2017 and just three years after its release, it has managed to make its mark in the world of games. With its three engaging versions, Fortnite: Save the World, Fortnite Creative, and Fortnite Battle Royale, it has become one of the most played games nowadays. All these versions have surely garnered a huge amount of success. Fortnite a multiplayer game that allows users to play together even when they are miles apart and now the in-game video chat feature is all set to completely capture the players’ attention. Let us delve into the details of this new feature.
Fortnite Video-Chat Feature
Being a multiplayer game from the beginning, Fortnite is one of the most frequently played video games as it allows people to collaborate with their friends and the in-game Video chat feature that will be present in the Fortnite Battle Royale will make sure that you see your friends’ expressions while you win the challenge next time. The video-Chat feature is introduced by Houseparty, an application that is recently acquired by Fortnite.
We're glad to see you all looking forward to this new feature! We’ll update everyone as soon as you can link your account to use Houseparty video chat in Fortnite.— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) November 18, 2020
Connecting in the time of COVID-19
The players can easily connect the video chat option by simply linking the Epic and Houseparty application. After connecting the two apps, the players will be able to see their friends on their screens. You can choose four of your friends and connect with them through this in-game feature. The Houseparty will be launched on your phone sets and will act as a camera for your video chat. Now many of us might not be comfortable while showing our whole houses to our friends, surprisingly Houseparty has kept this in mind too and it changes your background to multiple colors rather than your actual house.
Most of us are tired of COVID-19 as it has distanced us from our friends, so the in-game video chat feature is an ideal way to connect with your friends in engaging activities without risking your lives. Currently, only PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and Personal Computer users will be able to avail of this option and the rest of us will have to wait for further updates.
After looking at the details and benefits of this innovative in-game video chat feature, we can make sure that we stay connected to our friends through Fortnite because who wouldn’t want some company while playing their favorite game?
Masab Farooque is a Tech Geek, Writer, and Founder at The Panther Tech. He is also a lead game developer at 10StaticStudios.
When he is not writing, he is mostly playing video games